There are a variety of opportunities to volunteer and donate in-kind items at Contra Costa Interfaith Housing! Join our amazing team of dedicated individuals, faith communities, and service groups working together to end homelessness and poverty in Contra Costa County. Together, we are helping families rebuild their lives.

Please see our full list of current volunteer opportunities here! 

Homework Club


Help close the achievement gap and set students up for success by becoming a Homework Club volunteer at one of our four Homework Clubs located in Pleasant Hill, Concord, Pittsburg, and Bay Point. To ensure consistency, we ask for a commitment of one day/week for the school year. Orientation and training is provided.

To begin this process, click here to complete an application. An interview and reference check will follow. Volunteers will be asked to pass a TB test and Live Scan background check.

 If you’d like to drop-off donations, please contact Volunteer and Outreach Manager, Gloria Bertolozzi at

Social Events rsz_dsc00373

Social events are an important part of the stability and health of our communities. By providing a nutritious meal, you are helping to nourish and encourage residents to become self-sufficient and better their lives. Opportunities include a monthly resident dinners, seasonal activities (such as a holiday party), and summer barbecues. Click here to learn more!


Furnishings Program

Help furnish an apartment and make a home. IMG_6494Our furnishings program provides formerly homeless families with the necessary basics of a dignified, clean, and beautiful home. Help by donating needed items or become a project volunteer.

If you have gently used furniture, child car seats, or other items to be considered, please contact

*Please note that donations are accepted based on the availability of CCIH storage capacity. At this time, we are not accepting used clothing.

We are seeking volunteers for the following:

Inventory Coordinator – Coordinate, assess, and organize specific furnishings for each new family.
Transportation/Hauling Volunteer – Do you have a truck or have the ability to lift heavy items? We could use your help!
Set-Up Volunteer – Help set up and beautify apartments before a family moves in.

Ruby Slippers rsz_mullers_and_johnstons_fs

Join our annual auction gala committee! Be an event sponsor, donate live or silent auction items, volunteer at the event, or help make it all happen by joining our fun Ruby Slippers committee. This fun event netted over $225,000 to help formerly homeless and low-income families achieve their greatest potential.   Visit our Ruby Slippers website for more details.

Volunteer/Outreach Steering Committee

Join our wonderful Volunteer and Outreacrsz_amy_faltz_and_tenant_dinner_11_2014h Steering Committee! This vital group of volunteers are committed to providing ongoing guidance, support, and feedback of CCIH’s current volunteer and outreach programs.





Interested in Volunteering?

Thank you for your support to end homelessness and poverty in our community. Complete our Volunteer Interest Form and Gloria Bertolozzi, Volunteer and Outreach Manager, will be in touch. If you’d like to learn more, contact Gloria at gloria@ccinterfaithhousing or call (925) 448-2004. Thank you for your support and involvement!